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Hudson River Cruises, Inc.

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Address: 40 Rondout Lndg, Kingston, NY 12401-6092
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+1 845-340-4700
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09:00 - 05:00
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Sun - Sat 09:00 - 05:00
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
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Explore the majestic Hudson River aboard the M/V Rip Van Winkle. Enjoy...

Explore the majestic Hudson River aboard the M/V Rip Van Winkle. Enjoy narrated cruises past quaint lighthouses, great estates, and a magnificent view of the Catskill Mountains. Weekends in the summertime offer sunset cruises, live music and DJ Dance Cruises as well as dinner cruises and special theme events. The Rip Van Winkle makes the perfect venue for cocktail receptions, weddings, family events, corporate outings and anything in between!

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Murder Mystery evening

Very nice boat, the staff was friendly, the show was great and the food was good. Even though you could purchase drinks from the bar I felt water or soft drink could have been... read more

Reviewed 24 October 2016
Celeste A
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Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

Very nice boat, the staff was friendly, the show was great and the food was good. Even though you could purchase drinks from the bar I felt water or soft drink could have been included with the meal. Would do this again!

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Totowa, New Jersey
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Reviewed 22 October 2016

Very enjoyable. Arrived early, had a terrific lunch in the area, boat left on time, could hear the speaker well.

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Saddle River, New Jersey
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Reviewed 22 October 2016

Decided to take last minute cruise with my mom On a gorgeous Indian summer day! The foliage was beautiful . We ate at a great restaurant name Duo in town /Kingston before cruise and was delicious . Overall a great day spent with Mom .

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Poughkeepsie, New York
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Reviewed 21 October 2016

Last Thursday our Leisure Club took advantage of the Indian Summer Weather and enjoyed cruising the Hudson River on the Rip Van Winkle. The ship held 161 passengers that day without overcrowding. There were plenty of chairs for all and much to see. Our cruise headed south from Kingston and traveled down the river as far as the Vanderbilt Mansion... More 

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Moriches, New York
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Reviewed 18 October 2016

The trip was great. The views of the fall foliage was beautiful. The staff was great. Would definitely try

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Esopus, New York
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Reviewed 18 October 2016

Once again this summer we sailed on the Rip Van Winkle boat. We keep coming back year after year because we just love it! The boat itself is clean, spacious and the staff is always helpful and friendly. The tour offers beautiful views along with interesting facts. We have sailed other boats along the Hudson and find this one to... More 

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Stone Ridge, New York
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Reviewed 17 October 2016

Enjoyed the river trip. I have taken guests on this riverboat several times over the years and it is always enjoyable.

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Arlington, Virginia
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Reviewed 17 October 2016

This is a great cruise - well-organized, comfortable, informative. The narration was well-presented and not over done. We had a gorgeous day which only added to our delight of this two-hour tour on the Hudson River.

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Stony Point, New York
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Reviewed 17 October 2016

This was a very nice trip down the Hudson watching the fall leaves changing. This is our second time taking this tour. The first time was in the summer last year and now in the fall. Both were equally as great. I would recommend this as it is priced well. The narration was also very good. No complaints.

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Ithaca
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Reviewed 15 October 2016

It was a beautiful day for a cruise on the Hudson. The staff was very informative, friendly and considerate of all in board. Would do it again. Mark

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